Pauline L. Wright
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Pauline L. Wright
  • March 26, 1932 - December 26, 2016
  • Newfane, Vermont

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Pauline L. Wright "Polly" passed away peacefully on Monday, December 26, 2016 at the Thompson House in Brattleboro, VT. She was born in Huntington, NY on March 26, 1932; the daughter of the late Jack and Ruth Lyman.

Polly graduated from Leland & Gray High School. She found her passion in Art and held many exhibits throughout New England. She was a member of the Townshend Church and the Southern VT Art Center. She enjoyed music, cooking, playing piano and the accordion, and loved animals.

She is survived by four children, Ruth T. Fleming and her husband Eddie J. Benoit of Newfane, VT, Mildred "Muffy" Locke of Guilford, CT, Harry H. Fleming of Hartford, ME, and Holly L. Fleming and her husband Edward Marrinan of Bronxville, NY; a brother, A.T. "Tom" Lyman of Townshend, VT; a sister, Priscilla S. "Pokey" Lyman also of Townshend; six grandchildren, whom she loved very much, Kenneth Chamberlin, Andrew Locke, Thomas Marrinan, Kristen Marrinan, Harrison Scott Fleming and Haviland James Fleming; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins and friends. No friend was more special to her than Richard "Dick" Jackson of W. Townshend, VT.

The family would like to thank the Thompson House Staff for the quality of care which was delivered with dignity and compassion.
Polly requested that there be no services. Anyone wanting to acknowledge her life can donate in her memory to the Windham County Humane Society, 916 W River Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301 or to Grace Cottage Hospital, 185 Grafton Rd, Townshend, VT 05353.